Trematodes from Red Sea fishes: On the validity of Helicometra marmoratae Nagaty et Abdel-Aal, 1962 and the description of H. aegyptense sp. nov. (Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925)

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Specimens of the fishes Siganus spinus L. (Siganidae) and Sargocentron spiniferum Forsskål (Holocentridae) were caught in the Red Sea off the coast of Sharm El-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt. Twenty-three (46%) and 12 (20%) of these fishes, respectively, were found to harbour intestinal trematodes. Siganus spinus was parasitized by Helicometra marmoratae Nagaty… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11686-007-0004-5

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